Haas Explores "Best and Worst Practices for Improving Climate Change Governance" at Princeton Conference
Peter Haas presented "Actors and International Environmental Governance: Best and Worst Practices for Improving Climate Change Governance" at the International Relations and Climate Change Conference at Princeton University on February 19, 2011. The presentation sought to develop a research protocol for better understanding best and worst practices for global environmental governance. According to Haas, the research "focuses on the role of different political actors performing a variety ofgovernance components for addressing international environmental issues. It stresses actors, agency, and networks. In conclusion, it asks what can be learned about IEG andproposes hypotheses on best and worst practices in environmental governance forfurther research."
Haas is professor of political science at the Univeristy of Massachusetts Amherst. His research focuses on international relations, international relations theory, international political economy, international environmental politics, international institutions and global governance.